Seismic Principles Practice Exams for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781591263784

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 70

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Seismic Principles Practice Exams is the most realistic practice you can get for the California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination. The problems and solutions in this book present the basic concepts of seismic design fundamentals, as well as, demonstrate how the code provisions impose seismic considerations on the engineering design of structures. Each of these two complete practice exams have 47 multiple-choice problems that represent the actual exam's problem format, range of topics, and degree of difficulty. Solutions are based on exam-adopted design standards--Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) and the California Building Code / International Building Code (CBC/IBC). Realistic Practice for California Special Civil Engineer Seismic Examination Two complete practice exams prepare you for both the exam format and the exam time constraints. Over 90 solved practice exam problems in total, allowing you to analyze your strengths and weaknesses Exam answer keys provide quick scoring of your practice exams and fast identification of areas requiring more review In-depth sections on tips and strategies for taking the exam give you valuable insight on how best to prepare for and to take the exam What's New in This Edition CBC updated from 2007 to 2010 ACI318 updated from 2005 to 2008 Various caluclation and solution processes clarified

Practice Exams for the California Seismic Principels Civil P. E. Examination

Author: Ahmed M. M. Ibrahim

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780985697280

Category:

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Practice Exams for the California Seismic Principles Civil P.E. Examination is a book and a Computer Based Test (CBT) simulation software to help you prepare for the special seismic exam with its new format. Three practice exams, each with 55 multiple choice questions and their solutions are provided in a manuscript format, computer simulation exam, and computer exercise exam. The solutions to the questions are provided with easy to follow, detailed explanations and illustrations. The three practice exams are designed to cover the range of topics and tasks outlined in the seismic principles test plan. The objective for you is to practice your problem solving skills under realistic time constraints and identify any subject areas that require more review or practice. 2012 IBC, ASCE 7-10

California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265689

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 84

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California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams provides comprehensive practice for the California Civil: Seismic Principles exam. This book contains two realistic, full-length exams, each with 55 multiple-choice problems. All exam topics are covered, from basic seismology through applications of codes and standards. Step-by-step solutions to quantitative problems illustrate efficient problem-solving approaches. Qualitative solutions explain the correct answers and present related supportive information. Answer keys to both exams are included. This book can be used at the beginning of your exam preparation to assess familiarity with exam topics and to identify topics needing further review. You can also use this book at the end of your exam preparation to evaluate your preparedness and identify necessary references. Regardless of the way you use this book, California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams will be an essential part of your exam preparation. With California Civil Seismic Principles Practice Exams, you will familiarize yourself with the exam's topics identify accurate problem-solving approaches navigate through the codes and standards solve problems quickly and confidently

120 Solved Surveying Problems for the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Peter R. Boniface

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 44

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Solving these 120 exam-like surveying problems will help you gain confidence to take and pass the surveying portion of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. Complete solutions allow you to check your solving methods so you'll understand how to efficiently reach the correct answers. Information is provided about the exam format and how to best use this book for successful exam preparation.

345 Solved Seismic Design Problems

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781888577358

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 163

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This book gives you the opportunity to work problems of the same format and difficulty as those on the seismic portion of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. Every problem is fully solved. Please note that the problems reference the 2001 CBC.

California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems

Author: Majid Baradar

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591265696

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 196

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California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems provides comprehensive practice for both the California Civil: Seismic Principles exam and the NCEES Structural Engineering (SE) exam. 360 multiple-choice problems cover all exam subjects, including basic seismology, applications of codes and standards, and design details. The variety of problem types, topics, and complexities is representative of the actual exam. Problems in both qualitative and quantitative formats are included, and solutions use the same codes and standards that will be needed on exam day. Step-by-step procedures are used to solve numerical problems; and, detailed explanations are given for qualitative problems. With California Civil Seismic Principles Solved Problems, you will review seismic principles and common terminology navigate through the codes and standards apply seismic concepts to common designs solve problems quickly and confidently Topics Covered Codes and Regulatory Provisions Diaphragm Theory Details of Structures Seismology Principles Referenced Codes and Standards Building Code Requirements and Specification for Masonry Structures (ACI 530) Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) International Building Code (IBC) Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE/SEI7) National Design Specification for Wood Construction ASD/LRFD (NDS) Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings (AISC 341) Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS)

Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers

Review for the Engineering Surveying Section of the California Special Civil Engineer Examination

Author: Paul A. Cuomo

Publisher: Professional Publications Incorporated

ISBN: 9781888577945

Category: Study Aids

Page: 158

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Surveying Principles for Civil Engineers offers a comprehensive review of the field of surveying specially tailored for the Engineering Surveying section of the California Special Civil Engineer exam. More than 120 practice problems with solutions reinforce what you learn. A detailed index allows you to quickly locate information during the exam.

Seismic Design of Building Structures, Eleventh Edition

A Professional's Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg, PE

Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com

ISBN: 1591264707

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 268

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Seismic Design of Building Structures A Professional’s Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details Eleventh Edition Seismic Design of Building Structures presents the seismic design concepts most essential to engineers, architects, and students of civil and structural engineering and architecture. The book’s 15 chapters provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. The 30 example problems demonstrate how to apply concepts, codes, and equations to solve realistic problems. More than 125 practice problems provide opportunities for independent problem-solving practice, and complete solutions allow you to check your solution approach. This book includes two comprehensive indexes—one of key terms and another of seismic building codes—to quickly direct you to the information you are looking for. You can also locate related support material by following references throughout the text to the 150 equations, 29 tables, 144 figures, and 16 appendices, and to relevant codes and standards. Topics Covered: • Basic Seismology • Details of Seismic-Resistant Structures (Concrete, Masonry, Steel, Wood) • Diaphragm Theory • Earthquake Characteristics • Effects of Earthquakes on Structures • General Structural Design • Response of Structures • Seismic Building Code • Special Design Features • Tilt-Up Construction • Vibration Theory Referenced Codes and Standards: • ACI 318 • ACI 530 • AISC 341 • AISC 360 • ASCE/SEI7 • IBC • NDS • SDPWD

Civil & Structural Engineering

Seismic Design of Buildings & Bridges

Author: Alan Williams

Publisher: Dearborn Trade Publishing

ISBN: 9781419511172

Category: Study Aids

Page: 430

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Recently updated to conform with the new structural design standards. This text has everything civil and structural engineers need to prepare for the seismic design topics of the Structural I and II exams. Code-specific, including the 2003 IBC.

Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, 2nd Edition

Author: Alan Williams

Publisher: Dearborn Trade Publishing

ISBN: 9780793185399

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 385

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Here is a comprehensive guide and reference to assist civil engineers preparing for the Structural Engineer Examination. It offers 350 pages of text and 70 design problems with complete step-by-step solutions. Topics covered: Materials for Reinforced Concrete; Limit State Principles; Flexure of Reinforced Concrete Beams; Shear and Torsion of Concrete Beams; Bond and Anchorage; Design of Reinforced Concrete Columns; Design of Reinforced Concrete Slabs and Footings; Retaining Walls; and Piled Foundations. An index is provided.

Civil Engineering Problems and Solutions

Author: Donald G. Newnan

Publisher: Dearborn Trade Publishing

ISBN: 9780793185122

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Written by 6 professors, each with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, this volume is a detailed description of the examination with suggestions on how to prepare for it. It includes 195 exam, essay, and multiple-choice problems with a total of 510 individual questions. There is also a complete 24-problem sample exam, and a detailed step-by-step solution for every problem in the book. This book may be used as a separate, stand-alone volume or in conjunction with "Civil Engineering License Review, 14th Edition (0-79318-546-7). Its chapter topics match those of the "License Review book. All of the problems have been reproduced for each chapter, followed by detailed step-by-step solutions. Similarly, the 24-problem sample exam (12 essay and 12 multiple-choice problems) is given, followed by step-by-step solutions to the exam. Engineers looking for a CE/PE review with problems and solutions will buy both books. Those who want only an elaborate set of exam problems, a sample exam, and detailed solutions to every problem will purchase this book. 100% problems and solutions.

Seismic Design of Building Structures

A Professional's Introduction to Earthquake Forces and Design Details

Author: Michael R. Lindeburg, PE

Publisher: www.ppi2pass.com

ISBN: 1591263573

Category: Architecture

Page: 288

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Seismic Design of Building Structures provides a comprehensive introduction to core seismic concepts and principles. It offers essential background information for seismic problems on the California Special Civil Seismic exam, the Structural Engineering (SE) exam, and the Architect Registration Examination (ARE). 15 chapters and 16 appendices provide a concise but thorough review of seismic theory, code application, design principles, and structural analysis. A Comprehensive Review of Seismic Concepts and Principles A thorough review of seismic building codes Easy-to-use formulas, figures, and tables Detailed illustrations and definitions of seismic terminology 129 practice problems 34 example problems A complete index What's New in the 10th Edition? Thoroughly updated for ACI 318-08, ACI 530-08, and IBC-09 seismic building codes Two indices--one for terms, figures, and tables, and one for codes used in the boo Topics Covered Basic Seismology Diaphragm Theory Earthquake Characteristics Effects of Earthquakes on Structures General Structural Design Response of Structures Seismic Building Codes Seismic-Resistant Concrete Structures Seismic-Resistant Masonry Structures Seismic-Resistant Steel Structures Seismic-Resistant Wood Structures Special Design Features Tilt-Up Construction Vibration Theory An Introduction to Seismic Design for the California Special Civil Seismic exam California Structural Engineer Seismic exam Civil PE exam Structural Engineering (SE) exam Architect Registration Examination (ARE)

Civil Engineering PE Practice Exams: Breadth and Depth

Author: Indranil Goswami

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071777113

Category: Study Aids

Page: 334

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Presented in the Breadth and Depth format of the actual exam, this comprehensive guide offers intensive preparation for the challenging Principles and Practice of Civil Engineering (PE-CIVIL) exam.